The Royal Hunt Of The Sun

The Royal Hunt Of The Sun The Royal Hunt of the Sun recreates the story of Francisco Pizarro s conquest of the Inca empire in Peru with a group of only men in The play is an incisive and visually dazzling exposition

  • Title: The Royal Hunt Of The Sun
  • Author: Peter Shaffer
  • ISBN: 9781868881024
  • Page: 450
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • The Royal Hunt of the Sun recreates the story of Francisco Pizarro s conquest of the Inca empire in Peru, with a group of only 167 men, in 1532 The play is an incisive and visually dazzling exposition of colonization in which cultural and religious clashes, driven by the promise of immense wealth, lead to betrayal, death and destruction It is also a deeply moving exploraThe Royal Hunt of the Sun recreates the story of Francisco Pizarro s conquest of the Inca empire in Peru, with a group of only 167 men, in 1532 The play is an incisive and visually dazzling exposition of colonization in which cultural and religious clashes, driven by the promise of immense wealth, lead to betrayal, death and destruction It is also a deeply moving exploration of personal honour and frailty as the ageing peasant from Trujillo, Pizarro, encounters the Sovereign Inca and Sun God, Atahuallpa The combination of the historical and the personal gives rise to a play of enduring pleasure and interest As Nicole Ridgway, the editor, indicates, Shaffer s play raises questions about literature and culture that are of continuing relevance to contemporary society This new edition encourages students to experience the theatrical and thematic richness of the play and to grapple meaningfully with its issues by providing extensive support in the form of a comprehensive introduction and user friendly annotations.

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